frequently asked questions
what is kickboxing?
Kickboxing is a practical way of learning how to defend yourself, it combines the kicks from martial arts such as Muay thai, and Taekwondo and mixes them with the devastating punches and footwork of western boxing. Our classes are aimed at the student who wants to increase their fitness and stamina, without performing the rituals that come with some more traditional martial arts. The classes are a superb way to improve your cardio as well as your overall body conditioning
Should I come alone, or with a friend?
You are welcome to join with a friend or by yourself. All our clubs are friendly, inviting and the classes are designed so that you will quickly settle in. There are various levels of fitness in the classes, so don’t worry if you’re not as fit as some of the other students, you will progress at your own pace with the help of the instructors and the other students. They all remember that they too were beginners at one stage. Stay conisitent with your training and soon you’ll be on the track to success.
Do I have to be fit to join?
No, however you will be surprised how your fitness levels will drastically improve with the type of training you are going to receive. We have several schools in the area, so you can train 5 nights a week if you wish.
What do I need to wear?
For the first couple of classes just wear comfortable sports clothing, tracksuit bottoms and a T-shirt are the normal attire for a beginner. When you are ready you can purchase your own uniform from your Instructor. We train in bare feet, however if you have a medical reason then training shoes are acceptable.
Do I need any special equipment?
Yes, you will need a pair of hand wraps and also a pair of boxing gloves, which are available from your Instructor, it takes a while to learn how to wrap your hands but once you’ve learned the skill they protect your wrists, while the knuckles are protected by the padded boxing gloves. For your first class you can normally borrow your partners boxing gloves until you purchase your own.
Can I compete in full contact kickboxing?
Yes, you can we hold regular Kickboxing tournaments, mainly semi-contact bouts. However, if you wish to experience the adrenaline rush of competing in front of packed venues in the ring, then we can provide you with the opportunity of doing so. Several of our fighters have emerged through the ranks to appear in their first full contact fight.
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